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1. EU warns against easing pandemic-containing measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-warns-against-easing-pandemic-containing-measures

As millions of European citizens gear up for the festive season, the European Union's executive commission urged member countries to keep strong anti-Covid-19 restrictions in place to avoid a post-holiday surge of coronavirus cases and deaths but stopped short of advising against travel....

2. New coronavirus call centre launched

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-coronavirus-call-centre-launched

A new call centre was launched to provide support and information on all issues related to the local coronavirus pandemic and rules in place....

3. Holy Synod to support vaccine but maintains Holy Communion stance

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/holy-synod-to-support-vaccine-but-maintains-holy-communion-stance

The Holy Synod of the Church of Cyprus convened for an emergency meeting on Tuesday during which it was briefed by members of the government’s coronavirus expert task force on the coronavirus pandemic, with the Holy Synod concluding that it will support the vaccination of the public but refused to accept that the virus can be transmitted through the holy communion ritual....

4. Health ministry responds to questions on new measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-ministry-responds-to-questions-on-new-measures

The health ministry on Monday responded to five questions regarding the new restriction measures that are to affect the island until mid-December....

5. Moderna to seek US, EU authorization for vaccine on Monday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/moderna-to-seek-us-eu-authorization-for-vaccine-on-monday

Moderna Inc will apply for US and European emergency authorization for its Covid-19 vaccine on Monday after full results from a late-stage study showed it was 94.1% effective with no serious safety concerns, the company said....

6. Police defend incitement arrests over weekend

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-defend-incitement-arrests-over-weekend

Police defended the actions of law enforcement officers after they arrested two individuals over the weekend on incitement charges hours before a scheduled demonstration in downtown Nicosia...

7. Cyprus makes last ditch effort to beat virus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-makes-last-ditch-effort-to-beat-virus

The latest measures against the spread of the coronavirus went into effect on Monday, including a night curfew across all districts, as calls for all citizens to be tested multiplied just before Christmas holidays...

8. Relaxation of measures for Limassol, Paphos high schools

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/relaxation-of-measures-for-limassol-paphos-high-schools

Secondary and technical schools in the Limassol and Paphos district will reopen their doors to students on November 30, the education ministry said Friday...

9. New measures announced, 9pm curfew imposed islandwide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-measures-announced-9pm-curfew-imposed-islandwide

Health minister Constantinos Ioannou on Friday announced the Cabinet’s decisions on the new restrictions that will affect the Republic of Cyprus in December, with the starkest among them being an island-wide 9pm curfew....

10. Holiday period restrictions to be announced Friday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/holiday-period-restrictions-to-be-announced-friday

The Cyprus cabinet will be deciding on Wednesday on the restrictions that are to apply for December and the Christmas holidays, with the new measures to be announced to the public by the health minister on Friday....

11. Experts assist in Cyprus' spy van probe

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/experts-assist-in-cyprus-spy-van-probe

Following months of sluggish investigation into Cyprus’ spy van, police investigators are reportedly in the process of drafting their final report while another expert is due to arrive on the island to lend a hand...

12. Cyprus detects 262 new cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-detects-262-new-cases

Authorities reported 262 new coronavirus cases on Monday when 10,832 tests were conducted, raising the total to 8,947....

13. This week to define next coronavirus measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/this-week-to-define-next-coronavirus-measures

The last week of November will be decisive, as its coronavirus figures will determine the next steps to be taken, both in terms of suggestions to be submitted by the government’s expert task force and government decisions....

14. Protesters defy ban on peaceful assembly

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protesters-defy-ban-on-peaceful-assembly

Harsh words against the police and a handful of arrests marred the weekend in Paphos and Limassol, after small numbers of protesters and riot police came face to face on Saturday over the right to protest in public...

15. Cyprus draws up coronavirus vaccination strategy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-draws-up-coronavirus-vaccination-strategy

The health ministry said Thursday that a plan has been drawn up for the vaccination of the Cyprus public against coronavirus, noting that in cooperation with the government’s coronavirus expert task force, groups to get vaccinated first were determined on the basis of an algorithm....

16. Israeli medical complex coming to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/israeli-medical-complex-coming-to-cyprus

A huge undertaking in Cyprus’ medical industry has been announced, with a local company saying they reached an agreement with Israel’s Hadassah Medical to set up a network of hospitals offering diagnostic, rehabilitative, and assisted living care on the island...

17. Some test results unavailable as deadline ends

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/some-test-results-unavailable-as-deadline-ends

People in Paphos and Limassol districts traveling to other areas must show a negative PCR test after a deadline ended Thursday morning, but some workers who tested for the coronavirus earlier this week never heard back from the lab or received results addressed to someone else...

18. Scientists warn against rapid test self-checking

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/scientists-warn-against-rapid-test-self-checking

The rapid antigen tests that the health ministry recently stocked up on in its battle against time to detect coronavirus cases among Cyprus employees require careful handling....

19. Minister goes on site to see tests through

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-goes-on-site-to-see-tests-through

Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou says the government underestimated the number of workers who would rush to get tested to beat movement restrictions, adding that the situation was going somewhat smoothly during morning visits at two testing centres...

20. Cyprus suspends freedom of assembly

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-suspends-freedom-of-assembly

The health ministry in the Republic of Cyprus has issued a ban on public gatherings, including the right to a peaceful assembly, saying high risks of spreading the coronavirus could take a toll on the country’s healthcare system...

21. Cyprus reports 228 new coronavirus cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-reports-228-new-coronavirus-cases

Cyprus authorities announced that 228 new coronavirus cases were detected on Tuesday, when a whopping 8,887 tests were conducted, raising total cases detected so far to 7,513....

22. Minister makes roadblock checks random

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-orders-random-checks-at-roadblocks

Justice Minister Emily Yiolitis on Monday stepped in after reports that highways were backed up for miles due to lockdown roadblocks, saying she instructed police to carry out only random checks during peak hours...

23. Police feel tricked over Limassol protest

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/police-feel-tricked-over-limassol-protest

Police say the main organizer of Saturday’s chaotic protest in Limassol “broke his promise” after he reassured officials the demonstration had been canceled, while members of the public landed hard on authorities for not doing enough to clamp down on violent protesters...

24. Limassol on fire again amid lockdown protests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-on-fire-again-amid-lockdown-protests

There were battlefield scenes in Limassol once again as residents took to the streets to demonstrate against lockdown measures, with riot police stepping in after hard core protesters caused chaos downtown...

25. Highways clog as authorities issue travel ban specifics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/highways-clog-up-as-authorities-issue-travel-ban-specifics

The health ministry on Friday clarified that 12 categories of people are exempted from the travel ban enforced on the Limassol and Paphos districts until the end of the month, but said that as of next Wednesday, November 18, each person wanting to get through the roadblocks will have to show proof of a negative coronavirus test taken no more than seven days prior....

26. Schools told to take ‘rustic’ measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/schools-told-to-take-‘rustic-measures

Education Minister Prodromos Prodromou drew criticism and humour on social media this week after he suggested young children in school could use throw blankets while doors and windows remained open for ventilation due to the pandemic...

27. District lockdowns get a false start

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/district-lockdowns-get-a-false-start

Police and the army were told to back off Thursday evening before activating roadblocks outside Limassol and Paphos, after orders from the top were put on hold to allow citizens under exception categories to get necessary documents in the morning to beat a partial lockdown expected to last until the end of the month...

28. Systems tested by slaughterhouse outbreak

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/systems-tested-by-slaughterhouse-outbreak

A company that owns a slaughterhouse in rural Nicosia has until Monday to explain how 79 people were found working without proper authorization, following a coronavirus outbreak on the premises and days after the firm hinted that government officials were supplying asylum seekers for manual labour through backchannels...

29. Roadblocks as Cyprus cuts off two districts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/roadblocks-as-cyprus-cuts-off-districts

Police say officers will man random checkpoints in Limassol and Paphos districts, both which have been ordered essentially isolated from the rest of the island, following new strict measures to combat a second wave of the coronavirus...

30. Partial lockdowns on Limassol, Paphos, migrant camps

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/partial-lockdowns-on-limassol-paphos-migrant-camps

The health minister Constantinos Ioannou announced stricter measures late on Wednesday night, with restrictions to be even harsher in the Limassol and Paphos districts that have developed into the epicentres of the island’s recent pandemic flare-up....

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